Baking your makeup is the process of applying concealer and loose powder under your eyes for a crease-free, flawless-looking finish. Traditional baking uses a damp sponge to allow the loose powder to sit under your eyes for 5-10 minutes to blend with your foundation and concealer.
Why you shouldn’t bake your face?
Baking actually break down your skin’s natural oil, which can cause dehydration, and that is not the kind of treatment your skin needs. Dehydration is also known to be the cause of more wrinkles.
How long do you let concealer sit before blending?
To “bake your makeup” means to let your concealer sit on your face for 10 to 20 minutes before blending it, so that your own body heat enables the makeup to melt into your skin and cause it to change color and texture. This allows for the concealer to be blended more easily for a flawless coverage.
Do you bake before or after blush?
“Baking” is a real thing.
According to Graham though, you should definitely be doing one before the other. “Baking is when you apply a loose pigment of powder that’s two shades lighter than your complexion. It helps to set where you applied the concealer after blending,” she said.
When should I use setting powder?
For mornings when your late-night Netflix binging is showing, your setting powder is your best co-conspirator for masking pesky under-eye circles. After you’ve applied under-eye concealer, foundation, and your regular face concealer, apply a generous powder coat over it.